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Malagasy Coucal, Ankarafantsika, Madagascar Found high up in a tree, overseeing a lake in Ankarafantsika NP. Africa,Ankarafantsika,Centropus toulou,Geotagged,Madagascar,Madagascar North,Malagasy coucal,Spring,World Click/tap to enlarge

Malagasy Coucal, Ankarafantsika, Madagascar

Found high up in a tree, overseeing a lake in Ankarafantsika NP.

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The Malagasy coucal or Madagascar coucal is a species of cuckoo in the family Cuculidae. It is found in Madagascar and in the Seychelles, where it occurs on Aldabra and was formerly present on Assumption Island and Cosmoledo. Its natural habitats are dense vegetation in subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, mangrove forests, rough grassland, marshes and reedbeds.

Similar species: Turacos, Cuckoos
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Aug 14, 2016. Captured Oct 22, 2015 16:33 in 4, Madagascar.
  • NIKON D800
  • f/5.6
  • 1/1000s
  • ISO1250
  • 400mm